mining mmunities in South Africa

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  • The rights of mining communities in South Africa – THE ...

    South Africa has laws which fall under the Constitution Section 24 of the Bill of Rights: Environment 24. Everyone has the right— (a) to an environment that is not harmful to their health or wellbeing;...

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  • How mine dumps in South Africa affect the health of ...

    2/5/2018  Mining is a major economic activity in many developing countries. In South Africa, mining of gold, coal and other natural resources has played a significant role in the country’s economy, with ...

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  • How to ensure communities living near mining activities ...

    How to ensure communities living near mining activities get a better deal The mining industry in South Africa needs an inclusive model that builds on and improves shared value Nov 06, 2019

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  • Category:Mining communities in South Africa - Wikipedia

    Pages in category "Mining communities in South Africa" The following 60 pages are in this category, out of 60 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

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  • Presentation on mining, communities, and sustainable ...

    Mining, communities, and sustainable development. Presentation by Dr Camillus Kassala, Cape Town. 2 February 2010. Introduction. We are an Interfaith platform representing religious civil society organizations from Southern Africa, particularly from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.

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  • Mining industry of South Africa - Wikipedia

    Mining in South Africa was once the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa's most advanced and richest economy. Large-scale and profitable mining started with the discovery of a diamond on the banks of the Orange River in 1867 by Erasmus Jacobs and the subsequent discovery and exploitation of the Kimberley pipes a few years later.

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  • Mining and Community in South Africa: From Small Town to ...

    Mining has played a key role in the growth of many towns in South Africa. This growth has been accompanied by a proliferation of informal settlements, by pressure to provide basic services and by institutional pressures in local government to support mining. Fragile municipal finance, changing ...

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  • Constitutional Court empowers mining communities in South ...

    26/10/2018  The Constitutional Court in South Africa has ruled that mining communities can now exercise their constitutional rights to oppose mining companies who bypass them in favour of working through traditional leaders. This is according to the Mining Forum of South Africa (MFSA) - an organisation that ...

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  • South Africa: How Mining Damages Communities and the ...

    27/8/2018  Mining-affected communities across South Africa have said that mining needs to respect the customary rights of the people who have lived on the land for generations, even if

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  • A Practical Guide for Mining-Affected Communities

    communities can take to address the challenges that mining poses on communities. Coal mining, and mining in general, are activities central to South Africa’s economy. The Government regulates the mining of minerals through the law, which mining companies have to obey. Mining

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  • Are Mining Communities to benefit under the new Mining ...

    4/10/2018  The pronouncement on the South African Mining Charter III, while it is welcomed as a step forward in creating certainty in the mining industry has left gaps in interpretation and workings around mining communities. There is an old mining quote that says “Just need to dig a little more to get the meaning we need”, and this is very much true today.

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  • Bench Marks Foundation – Discussion Document Mining and ...

    Mining and Community Engagement Principles Introduction The impact of a mine’s activities spans decades if not centuries. South Africa is a very good example of how mines have influenced the economic, environmental and social aspects of our country. Even though mining has placed South Africa on the global economic map, the reality is that ...

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  • Environment of Fear in South Africa’s Mining-Affected ...

    — South African Human Rights Commission, National Hearing on the Underlying Socio-Economic Challenges of Mining-Affected Communities in South Africa, August 2018. South Africa is the world’s seventh-largest coal producer, and a leading producer of a

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  • What Mines Mean for South Africa Communities: Violence ...

    5/2/2019  South Africa’s economy during apartheid was built on mining and the exploitation of cheap black labor, and the sector, the world’s fifth-biggest, still accounts for about half the nation’s ...

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  • ENSafrica - News - Mining and local communities: free ...

    Mining and local communities: free, prior and informed consent in South Africa? With South Africa’s recent cabinet reshuffle, the Department of Water Affairs and Sanitation was amalgamated with the Department of Human Settlements. This indicates the growing intersection between natural resources and people/communities, and in turn, the ...

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  • National Hearing on the Underlying Socio-economic ...

    Challenges of Mining-affected Communities in South Africa (January 2018). 42 DHS Response to the South African Human Rights Commission for the National Investigative Hearing on the Underlying Socio-Economic Challenges in Mining Affected Communities in South Africa (23 August 2016) 30.

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  • Mining Companies in South Africa - Projects IQ

    A comprehensive list of South African mines exclusively from Africa Mining IQ, the continent’s largest online mining database. Some of the largest mining companies in South Africa have head offices in Gauteng and Johannesburg.. De Beers Consolidated Mines and the Anglo American Group are only two of the mining companies which, together with other mining companies in South Africa, generate 10 ...

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  • mining communities in south africa

    South Africa: Activists in Mining Areas Harassed . Apr 16, 2019 Community activists in mining areas in South Africa face harassment, intimidation, and violence, the Centre for Environmental Rights, groundWork, Earthjustice, and Human Rights Watch said in a joint report and video released today.

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  • CHAPTER 9 LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND MINES

    CHAPTER 9 LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND MINES 198 Sustainable Development at the Community Level 200 Gains and Losses at the Local Level 201 An Economic Perspective 202 A Social Perspective 206 A Cultural and Political Perspective 207 An Environmental Perspective 208 Maximizing Mining’s Contribution to Communities 209 Revenue Distribution and Use

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  • South Africa: How South Africa's Rural Communities Are ...

    Some of the most profitable South African mines are situated in the areas of the country that are home to traditional communities and are governed in terms of customary law. On top of this ...

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  • CHAPTER 9 LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND MINES

    CHAPTER 9 LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND MINES 198 Sustainable Development at the Community Level 200 Gains and Losses at the Local Level 201 An Economic Perspective 202 A Social Perspective 206 A Cultural and Political Perspective 207 An Environmental Perspective 208 Maximizing Mining’s Contribution to Communities 209 Revenue Distribution and Use

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  • The impact of coal mining on the environment and community ...

    Shongwe, B. 2018. The impact of coal mining on the environment and community quality of life: a case study investigation of the impacts and conflicts associated with coal mining in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. University of Cape Town.

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  • Constitutional Court empowers mining communities in South ...

    “We are of the view that, this ruling by the constitutional court to set aside the illegal irrational arrangements made between traditional leaders and mining companies and to make such a ruling that ensures that the broader community is consulted before any mining activities could take place, is very key and will set precedence in many of our mining communities in South Africa,” says MFSA ...

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  • South African indigenous community win environmental ...

    South African indigenous community win environmental rights case over mining company This represents a new achievement in land and mining rights for South Africa. On 9 December 2018, the world will celebrate the 20 th anniversary of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders , with International Human Rights Day following a day later.

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  • Environment of Fear in South Africa’s Mining-Affected ...

    16/4/2019  The South African Commission for Human Rights has found that many mining-affected communities across South Africa are experiencing “the creation of tension and division within communities as a ...

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  • Mining Community Development Agreements

    Bank’s Oil, Gas and Mining Unit launched a project to review and analyze the global expe-rience in community development agreements (voluntary or regulated) with the objective to develop a methodology through which the approach to mining community development could be improved and the results measured on the ground.

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  • How South Africa's rural communities are getting a raw ...

    14/7/2019  South Africa's rural communities where mining licenses have been granted are often excluded from consultations and bear the brunt having their environment and livelihoods destroyed.

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  • Communities, mining corporations and corruption in South ...

    19/8/2019  During the apartheid era in South Africa, the mining industry operated without restraint and had undue influence over government decision-making. This created an environment where companies maximised profits at the expense of people and the environment. To establish whether this is still the case I did research in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga and St. Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal.

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  • Miners must benefit communities IOL Business Report

    “There is a growing opposition among communities and workers throughout South Africa to the manner in which benefits resulting from mining are shared,” CALS’s Louis Snyman, who authored the ...

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  • Mining and minerals in South Africa

    16/8/2012  South Africa is a world leader in mining. The country is famous for its abundance of mineral resources, accounting for a significant proportion of world production and reserves, and South African mining companies are key players in the global industry.

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